Top voice talents help to make Transformers: Fall of Cybertron the definitive Transformers video game
High Moon Studios, based in southern California, is planning on presenting gamers with the definitive Transformers video game in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. To reinforce that directive, they’ve enlisted some of the most illustrious voice-over acting talents in the gaming industry today.
With a massive war for control between the Autobots and Deceptions, a robust multiplayer mode, and quite possibly one of the most advanced character customization tools combine to form a battle of epic proportions on a dying planet. Hasbro needs you to be ready to choose. Are you an Autobot or a Decepticon?
If you’ve watched the original Transformers animated cartoons, watched Michael Bay’s films, or played any of the previous Transformers games on PS3, then you will instant recognize many of the voices heard in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. This time the developers have written a story big enough to house Grimlock and Metroplex, as well as a few surprise characters their sure to reveal as we get closer to the release day. Take a look at the recently released roster of voice talent:
Peter Cullen – Optimus Prime. The iconic voice of Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime brings back so many childhood memories. He is also recognized for lending his bassy tones as Eeyore for two decades.
Greg Berger – Grimlock. Famous for providing voice-overs for supporting characters in nearly every kind of video game imaginable. He’s even voiced a bit of Eeyore himself in the Kingdom Hearts and Kinect’s Disneyland Adventures.
Nolan North – Bruticus, Cliffjumper, Brawl. Nolan North is a name many gamers recognize for the disembodied voice of Nathan Drake from the Uncharted series. He can also be heard as the starring character voice-over in games like Dark Void, Assassin’s Creed, and Prince of Persia.
Troy Baker – Jazz, Jetfire, Kickback. Another voice-over talent who can be heard in a plethora of starring video game roles, from Naruto and the Darkness II to newer games like The Last of Us and LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes.
Fred Tatasciore – Megatron, Ratchet, Metroplex. Fred has been voicing Megatron since the last two video games; War for Cybertron and Dark of the Moon. Before that he did the voice for Ares in God of War III and Master Shifu in Kung Fu Panda the video game.
Steve Blum – Shockwave, Swindle, Sharpshot. Steve Blum is currently credited for providing the voice of Rioichi Cooper in the next Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time. Oddly enough, he’s most currently credited with LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes as providing the voice of the Joker.
Isaac Singleton – Soundwave. Though his name may not ring any bells, you’ll surely recognize his face as Bo’Sun in Pirates of the Caribbean. Isaac Singleton is also the voice talent behind Sagat in Street Fighter IV.
If you missed the E3 trailer for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, you can find it here. It shows an epic battle where a desperate Prime calls for a desperate Metroplex. Are you as excited for another Transformers game as we are?